Residents of Porter County have the opportunity to donate at local blood drives through the American Red Cross.
• Noon to 6 p.m. Wednesday at Valparaiso University in Harre Union – Ballroom C, located at 1509 Chapel Drive in Valparaiso. Come to donate and be entered into a drawing for a $50 shopping spree and receive a coupon for a free Varsity haircut at participating Sports Clips locations.
• 2 to 7 p.m. Thursday at St. Mary’s Church in the Fellowship Hall, 402 E. Indiana Ave., Kouts.
• 1:30 to 5:30 p.m Thursday at Midwest Eye Consultants, located at 374 Indiana Boundary Road, Chesterton.
• Noon to 5 p.m. Friday at McAfee Animal Hospital, 651 Eastport Centre Drive, Valparaiso.
• Noon to 6 p.m. Sept. 9 at St. Paul Catholic Church in the Social Hall, 1855 W. Harrison Blvd., Valparaiso.
• 3 to 7 p.m. Sept. 9 at The Boys & Girls Club of Porter County in the Second Gymnasium, 5895 Evergreen, Portage.
• 3:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Sept. 12 at Porter Lakes Elementary School in the Cafeteria, 208 S. County Road 725 West, Hebron. This is a Pint Size Heroes blood drive.
• 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 13 at Portage Avenue Baptist Church, 6605 Portage Ave., Portage.
• 2:30 to 6:30 p.m. Sept. 13 at Our Lady of Sorrows in Franciscan Hall,356 W. County Road 700 North, Valparaiso.
• 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sept. 14 at Duke of Oil, 3 E. U.S. 6, Valparaiso.
To schedule an appointment to donate, call (800) 733-2767 or visit redcrossblood.org for more information.